Over the past couple of weeks two mature women from church have taken me aside at different times to tell me how proud they are that I have been “selective” in my dating life. They also said they admired how I didn’t just jump into an ill-advised marriage.
Recently the talented Lea Thau revisited the “Love Hurts” conversation with a follow-up on her two-year relationship. The “m” word (marriage) came up and a huge argument ensued between Lea and her beau.
Years ago I stood by and watched my two younger siblings get married one right after the other. The impulse was to get the guy I was dating at the time to marry me as quickly as possible under whatever means necessary. (It’s embarrassing being the oldest and still unmarried!)
When did I get so old?
Recently, I was blessed to be starting a new job. Better benefits and a chance for promotion were excellent trade-offs for the job I left after six years. (That’s a long time!) Continue reading